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Child passing green stool. What could it be? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 24-Nov-2013
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User:Hi Doctor
User:My brother son 9months old
Doctor:Please go ahead
User:since 10 days he is suffering with motions
User:during that motion he is getting little blood
Doctor:ok how many times does he pass?
Doctor:What is the color of the stool?
Doctor:What is the consistency of the stool?
User:green color
User:depends he will do it for 3 times or sometimes 6 times
Doctor:ok fine
User:we took him to doctor
User:he gave some injection and some medicines
User:but no teffective
Doctor:ok what was the opinion?
User:it is not effective.
Doctor:What was the diagnosis?
Doctor:What were the medicines given?
Doctor:How long did you use ?
User:since 1 week we are using
User:he gave ornof syrup
User:and gave injection
User:and he gave some medicines
User:i am not able to understand the medical prescription ,
Doctor:Ok I will not be able to comment without knowing the diagnosis.
Doctor:However the common reasons why babies pass blood in the stool
Doctor:dehydration, hard stool and stool retention in the rectum for more time leading to rupture of small capillaries
Doctor:So general tips for the baby include
Doctor:increase water intake to make soft stool that does not injure the rectum and anus
User:he is doing a soft stool only
Doctor:so you should XXXXXXX a different Pediatrician now
Doctor:Generally it should subside in a week
Doctor:if it is not reduced you should better take another opinion
User:ok sure doctor
Doctor:Do you have any more queries please ask me
User:he is getting weak
User:what to do?
Doctor:Do not worry that will soon go off as he gets better
Doctor:continue normal food and water
User:Thanks doctor
User:nothing more now
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